Assumption vs. Sacred Heart Academy(Girls)
January 15, 2012
Assumption coach Steve Small started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Morgan Foley, 5-9 Jr. Kelsey Kaiser, 5-10 Jr. Katie Friedrich, 5-5 Jr. Brandy Hunter, and 5-6 Sr. Becca Durbin. Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir countered with 5-9 So. DaiJia Ruffin, 5-6 So. Raven Merriweather, 6-1 Sr. Jazmin Smith, 5-6 Jr. Kristin Matula, and 5-6 Sr. Jade Tubb.
Sacred Heart Academy trailed 35-24 in the third quarter but rallied to defeat Assumption by a score of 48-45. Sacred Heart shot 37.5% from the field including two of 10 from the three point line. The Valkyries connected on 10 of 16 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 29 Assumption turnovers. Assumption shot 42.9% from the field including three of six from beyond the arc. The Rockets connected on six of nine free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 17 Sacred Heart turnovers.
Raven Merriweather led Sacred Heart with 19 points, five rebounds, and six steals. DaiJia Ruffin added 12 points and eight rebounds. Jazmin Smith blocked six shots.
Katie Friedrich led Assumption with 23 points and six rebounds. Friedrich was eight of 11 from the field including two of three from the three point line, and five of six from the free throw line. 6-4 Fr. Nora Kiesler recorded six points, four rebounds, and three blocked shots.
Assumption 11 15 9 10 – 45
Sacred Heart 9 9 10 20 – 48
Assumption (45) – Foley 5, Kaiser 0, Friedrich 23, Hunter 4, Durbin 3, Kiesler 6, Mullen 2, Crotty 2.
Sacred Heart Academy (48) – Ruffin 12, Merriweather 19, Smith 2, Matula 2, Tubb 6, Gahafer 2, Walsh 4, Long 1.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.